HCM City presents books to overseas Vietnamese in Saint Petersburg

May 28, 2019 | 09:26 am GMT+7

A delegation from HCM City presented more than 300 titles of books to the overseas Vietnamese community in Saint Petersburg on May 24 (local time).


The book presentation ceremony was held at the Ho Chi Minh City’s book pavilion at Saint Petersburg International Book Fair, Russia in the presence of VyacheslavKalganov, deputy head of Saint Petersburg Government Committee for External Relations.

Chairman of the Overseas Vietnamese Community in Saint Petersburg Le Dinh Vu expressed his delight at receiving the books and seeing Vietnamese books introduced to readers at the book fair.
He said that the books presented to the Vietnamese community will enrich the source of learning materials and research demands of overseas Vietnamese while promoting the images of Vietnamese people and the land.
The delegation from Ho Chi Minh City also presented a set of books on President Ho Chi Minh to the Ho Chi Minh Academy under the Saint Petersburg National University. 
During the book fair from May 23-26, the Ho Chi Minh City’s book pavilion showcased more than 300 titles of books from various Vietnamese publishing houses as well as books on President Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese sea and islands, culture, history, tourism, investment and others in Vietnamese, English, French and Russian.
The book fair has been held annually since 2008 by the administration of Saint Petersburg and the Russian Book Union. This year’s fair attracted the participation of more than 200 publishing houses from Russia and abroad.